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Los Alamos Scientists Fix Autonomous Focusing Capability of ChemCam Instrument on Mars Curiosity Rover

Los Alamos Scientists Fix Autonomous Focusing Capability of ChemCam Instrument on Mars Curiosity Rover

Tests on Mars have confirmed success of a repair to the autonomous focusing capability of the Chemistry and Camera (ChemCam) instrument on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover. [More]
Forewin Selects Orbotech's Paragon-Xpress 9 LDI System for Fine-Line FPC Applications

Forewin Selects Orbotech's Paragon-Xpress 9 LDI System for Fine-Line FPC Applications

RBOTECH LTD. announced today that Forewin FPC Co Ltd. ("Forewin"), a large Chinese Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC) manufacturer has for a second time, selected Orbotech's production solutions for its high-end fine-line flex applications. [More]
CWRU Receives NEI Funding to Create Two-Photon Ophthalmoscope

CWRU Receives NEI Funding to Create Two-Photon Ophthalmoscope

Imagine an instrument that peers deep inside the eye and sees how well the retina’s cells function. Such advanced technology would provide unprecedented options for early detection of disease — not only of the eye, but other organs as well. Case Western Reserve Professor Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD, believes he can create this revolutionary device — and the federal government has invested up to $3.3 million to support his efforts. [More]
Marines Test ONR’s Augmented Immersive Team Trainer System

Marines Test ONR’s Augmented Immersive Team Trainer System

Marines were able to turn a lush golf course into a hostile battleground complete with tanks, mortar fire and smoke at a demonstration on May 21 using an augmented reality training system from the Office of Naval Research (ONR). [More]
Transitions Optical Teams Up With Fashion Icon Tim Gunn

Transitions Optical Teams Up With Fashion Icon Tim Gunn

Transitions Optical, Inc., the innovator of photochromic adaptive lens technology, has teamed up with fashion icon and Project Runway host Tim Gunn. The partnership developed as a way to inspire people to see life – and fashion – through a new lens. Throughout the collaboration, Gunn will provide fashion tips and motivation to help people see fashion differently and ultimately feel confident in developing their very own style. [More]
Coriant to Enhance CWC’s High-Capacity Fiber Optic Backbone Networks in Barbados, Jamaica

Coriant to Enhance CWC’s High-Capacity Fiber Optic Backbone Networks in Barbados, Jamaica

Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), a full-service quad play telecoms provider operating in 42 countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, to enhance the flexibility, reliability, and scalability of its high-capacity fiber optic backbone networks in Barbados and Jamaica. [More]
EVT Offers EyeCheck 7800 Smart Camera for High Speed of Sorting Grains

EVT Offers EyeCheck 7800 Smart Camera for High Speed of Sorting Grains

There are many types of grains, such as wheat, barley, rye, rice, etc. And to delve deeper into the matter: there are all sorts of wheats, etc. growing in different countries under different conditions. [More]
Laser Components Offers New Range of Hermetic Feedthroughs for Fibre Optics

Laser Components Offers New Range of Hermetic Feedthroughs for Fibre Optics

Optical fibres used in pressure chambers or vacuum applications have to be guided from the outside then into the inner environment. Feedthroughs that can withstand high pressure and also feature high temperature stability are used for this purpose. We offer a new range of products for multi-mode, single-mode, and PM fibres that are suited for high-vacuum (HV), ultrahigh-vacuum (UHV), and high-pressure applications. [More]
LASER World of PHOTONICS 2015: Optical Surfaces to Exhibit Ultra-High Precision Optics and Optical Systems

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2015: Optical Surfaces to Exhibit Ultra-High Precision Optics and Optical Systems

Optical Surfaces Ltd. has announced that it will be exhibiting examples of its ultra-high precision optics and optical systems at the forthcoming LASER World of PHOTONICS 2015 exhibition in Munich, Germany. [More]
RS Components Offers Ethernet-Compliant Laser Safety Scanners

RS Components Offers Ethernet-Compliant Laser Safety Scanners

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has added an industry first to its machine guarding and safety portfolio: Ethernet-compliant laser scanners that dramatically simplify management of safety zones on factory floors. [More]
Advantest Employs Femtosecond Optical Pulsed Laser Terahertz Waves for Semiconductor Circuit Analysis

Advantest Employs Femtosecond Optical Pulsed Laser Terahertz Waves for Semiconductor Circuit Analysis

Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation announced today that it has developed a technology utilizing short-pulse terahertz waves for analysis of electrical circuits. [More]
Planar Introduces Online DirectLight LED Video Wall Calculator

Planar Introduces Online DirectLight LED Video Wall Calculator

Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in display and digital signage technology, today introduced the Planar® DirectLight™ LED Video Wall Calculator, a free, online tool that simplifies the video wall selection process by helping customers visualize and plan for their LED video wall installations even before they make their purchase. [More]
Lightfair 2015: Lighting Science Group Introduces AVENUE Series LED Roadway Solutions

Lightfair 2015: Lighting Science Group Introduces AVENUE Series LED Roadway Solutions

Lighting Science Group Corporation officially unveiled its AVENUE Series of LED roadway solutions during Lightfair 2015 to tremendous excitement and interest. AVENUE is the culmination of research and development efforts to revolutionize the infrastructure market and take roadway lighting to the next level. It currently contains two highly anticipated, next-generation products that are leading the way in their markets. [More]
Ville de Trois-Rivières in Quebec to be Outfitted with 9,000 Philips RoadFocus LED Luminaires

Ville de Trois-Rivières in Quebec to be Outfitted with 9,000 Philips RoadFocus LED Luminaires

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting today announced the latest installation of its new Philips RoadFocus LED Cobra Head Luminaires, an innovative lighting technology designed to enhance the livability of cities. [More]
ROFIN to Present Latest Innovations at LASER 2015

ROFIN to Present Latest Innovations at LASER 2015

ROFIN is representative of the history and diversity of industrial laser material processing to a greater extent than practically any other company. [More]

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